Funeral arrangements made for Mack Lewis

November 18, 2010 | WNST Staff

Here are the final arrangements for Mr. Mack B. Lewis:

Event 1: Public viewing for Mack Lewis

Date: Thurs., Nov 18, 2010

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Site: Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Home

Address: 4905 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212

Event 2: Wake and Funeral Service for Mack Lewis

Date: Fri., Nov 19, 2010

Time: 10:00 a.m. (wake), 11:00 a.m. (funeral)

Site: Murphy Fine Arts Center (MFAC), Gilliam Concert Hall on campus of Morgan State University

Address: 2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21251


1.       The Murphy Fine Arts Center is located on Argonne Dr. between Hillen Road and Harford Road across from Police Station.

2.       Parking: At the Murphy Fine Arts Center, parking is free in the “Y” lot. Access the “Y” lot from Argonne Drive. Turn onto McCallum Drive. Travel straight through 1st STOP sign, to reach the rear of the Murphy Fine Arts Center. Bear to right at 2nd STOP sign. See parking lot entrance on left.

Event 3: Repast

Date: Fri., Nov 19, 2010

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (meal service ends at 6:00 p.m.)

Site: Morgan State University Student Center

Address: 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21251


1.       Parking: The University Parking Garage is centrally located on the campus.  The garage is adjacent to the Athletic Complex, Student Center, Ticketmaster’s, Bookstore and across from the Library. Hours of Operation: 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Normal Rates: First 30 minutes – Free, $.50 each additional hour, $4.00 maximum/day.

2.       Persons attending the repast may park in the garage for free on Fri. Nov 19, 2010 (with a voucher). Upon completion of the repast, call 410-299-0623 to get a voucher.

Event 4: Open House and Memorial Dedication to “Mr. Mack” at Mack Lewis Gym

Date: Tues., Dec 14, 2010

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Site: Mack Lewis Gym

Address: 901 N. Bond Street, Baltimore, MD 21205


1.       This event is open to the public, including all former boxers of “Mr. Mack”.

2.       All are welcome at the gym for music, light refreshments, a DVD presentation and to witness the dedication of Broadway Street and Eager Street that will become Mack Lewis Way.

For further information, contact Mack Lewis’ nephew, Elmer Johnson at 443-865-8947 or Mack Lewis’ niece, Tamlyn Franklin at 410-299-0623.